Part III
Substantive Law

15. Free Movement of Persons: Workers and Beyond  

Cases

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  • Case C-152/73 Sotgiu
    Case C-152/73 Giovanni Maria Sotgiu v Deutsche Bundespost (1974) ECR 00153; Free movement of persons, equality of treatment of workers coming from different Member States.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case 2/74 Reyners
    Case 2/74 Jean Reyners v Belgian State (1974) ECR -00631; Free movement of persons, right of establishment, rule of equal treatment with nationals.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case 32/75 Cristini
    Case 32/75 Anita Cristini v Société nationale des chemins de fer français (1975) ECR -01085; Free movement of persons, railway tariffs for large families, migrant worker, social advantages, equal treatment.Full Lisbonised Judgment
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  • Case 149/79 Commission v Belgium
    Case 149/79 Commission of the European Communities v Kingdom of Belgium (1982) ECR -01845; Free movement of persons, derogations, employment in the public service.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case 53/81 Levin
    Case 53/81 D.M. Levin v Staatssecretaris van Justitie (1982) ECR -01035; Free movement of persons, right of residence, worker, activity as an employed person.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case 107/83 Klopp
    Case 107/83 Ordre des avocats au Barreau de Paris v Onno Klopp (1984) ECR -02971; Free movement of persons, freedom of establishment.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case 270/83 Commission v France (Avoir Fiscal)
    Case 270/83 Commission of the European Communities v French Republic (1986) ECR -00273; Free movement of persons, freedom of establishment in regard to insurance.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case 66/85 Lawrie Blum
    Case 66/85 Deborah Lawrie-Blum v Land Baden-Württemberg (1986) ECR -02121; Free movement of persons, worker, existence of an employment relationship, trainee teacher.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case 316/85 Lebon
    Case 316/85 Centre public d'aide sociale de Courcelles v Marie-Christine Lebon (1987) ECR -02811; Free movement of persons, workers, equal treatment, social advantages.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case 39/86 Lair
    Case 39/86 Sylvie Lair v Universität Hannover (1988) ECR -03161; Free movement of persons, access to university education, non-discrimination.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case 81/87 Daily Mail
    Case 81/87 The Queen v H. M. Treasury and Commissioners of Inland Revenue, ex parte Daily Mail and General Trust plc (1988) ECR -05483; Free movement of persons, freedom of establishment, right to leave MS of origin.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-221/89 Factortame II
    Case C-221/89 The Queen v Secretary of State for Transport, ex parte Factortame Ltd and others (1991) ECR I-03905; Free movement of persons, registration of vessels.Full Lisbonised Judgment
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  • Case C-292/89 Antonissen
    Case C-292/89 The Queen v Immigration Appeal Tribunal, ex parte Gustaff Desiderius Antonissen (1991) ECR I-746; Free movement of persons, right of residence, seeking employment, temporal limitation.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-340/89 Vlassopoulou
    Case C-340/89 Irène Vlassopoulou v Ministerium für Justiz, Bundes- und Europaangelegenheiten Baden-Württemberg (1991) ECR I-02357; Free movement of persons, freedom of establishment, recognition of diplomas, lawyers.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-415/93 Bosman
    Case C-415/93 Union royale belge des sociétés de football association ASBL v Jean-Marc Bosman, Royal club liégeois SA v Jean-Marc Bosman and others and Union des associations européennes de football (UEFA) v Jean-Marc Bosman (1995) ECR I-04921; Free movement of persons, workers, sporting rules on the transfer of players.Full Lisbonised Judgment
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  • Case C-55/94 Gebhard
    Case C-55/94 Reinhard Gebhard v Consiglio dell'Ordine degli Avvocati e Procuratori di Milano (1995) ECR I-04165; Free movement of persons, freedom to provide services, lawyers, possibility of opening chambers.Full Lisbonised Judgment
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  • Case C-97/96 Daihatsu
    Case C-97/96 Verband deutscher Daihatsu-Händler eV v Daihatsu Deutschland GmbH (1997) ECR I-6858; Free movement of persons, company law, freedom of establishment, penalties for non-publication.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-212/97 Centros
    Case C-212/97 Centros Ltd v Erhvervs- og Selskabsstyrelsen (1999) ECR I-01459; Free movement of persons, freedom of establishment, establishment of a branch by a company nor carrying on any actual business.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-413/99 Baumbast
    Case C-413/99 Baumbast and R v Secretary of State for the Home Department (2002) ECR I-07091; Free movement of persons, migrant worker, rights of residence of members of the migrant worker's family.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-167/01 Inspire Art
    Case C-167/01 Kamer van Koophandel en Fabrieken voor Amsterdam v Inspire Art Ltd (2003) ECR I-10155; Free movement of persons, freedom of establishment, company real seat and incorporation.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-138/02 Collins
    Case C-138/02 Brian Francis Collins v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2004) ECR I-02703; Free movement of persons, social security allowance for job-seekers.Full Lisbonised Judgment
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  • Case C-436/03 Parliament v Council (European Cooperative Society)
    Case C-436/03 European Parliament v Council of the European Union (2006) ECR I-03733; Free movement of persons, action for annulment.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-196/04 Cadbury Schweppes
    Case C-196/04 Cadbury Schweppes plc and Cadbury Schweppes Overseas Ltd v Commissioners of Inland Revenue (2006) ECR I-07995; Free movement of persons, freedom of establishment,Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-210/06 Cartesio
    Case C-210/06 CARTESIO Oktató és Szolgáltató bt (2008) ECR I-09641; Free movement of persons, freedom of establishment, admissibility.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Joined Cases C-22 and 23/08 Vatsouras and Koupatentze
    Joined Cases C-22/08 and 23/08 Athanasios Vatsouras (C-22/08) and Josif Koupatantze (C-23/08) v Arbeitsgemeinschaft (ARGE) Nürnberg 900 (2009) ECR I-04585; Free movement of persons, EU Citizenship, retention of the status of 'worker'.Full Lisbonised Judgment
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  • Joined Cases C-611 and 612/10 Hudzinski
    Waldemar Hudzinski v Agentur für Arbeit Wesel — Familienkasse and Jaroslaw Wawrzyniak v Agentur für Arbeit Joined Cases C-611 and 612/10 Mönchengladbach — Familienkasse (2012); Free movement of persons, freedom of establishment, social security for migrant workers.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Joined Cases C-523 and 585/11 Prinz
    Joined Cases C‑523/11 and C‑585/11 Laurence Prinz v Region Hannover (C‑523/11) and Philipp Seeberger v Studentenwerk Heidelberg (C‑585/11) (2013); Free movement of persons, freedom of establishment, right of freedom of movement and residence.Full Lisbonised Judgment
  • Case C-140/12 Brey
    Case C-140/12 Pensionsversicherungsanstalt v Peter Brey (2013); Free movement of persons, right of residence for more than three months, EU Citizenship.Full Lisbonised Judgment
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